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Light brown: original
text which has been deleted (cancelled with a pen stroke).
Magenta: original text which has been erased (scraped off with the knife).
Bright green: original character altered by means of overwriting.
Olive: Immediate/early correction over erasure (correction made during the original production of the manuscript page).
Bright blue: early marginal/interlinear correction.
Dark red: late changes/additions.
Dark grey: marginal guide letters for large initials.
In the diplomatic edition, you can move between text columns in a variety of ways:
However, since the Orrm fonts need to be displayed at a fairly large size to look good on screen, it may be desirable to enlarge the text area. You do that by clicking and dragging the boundary between the thumbnail/menu area and the text/comment area. What you gain in an increased text area will be lost in reduced navigation possibilities: while the menu is hidden you can only use the links in the actual text.
Ormís flat-topped <g>
// is represented by a flat-topped
g in the diplomatic edition, by a modern standard
<g> in the critical edition.
The following TrueType fonts will have to be installed on your computer
for the proper display of text, glossary and comments:
Ormís round <g> // is represented by a round | in the diplomatic edition, by a dotted <g> in the critical edition: |
Ormís long <s> is represented as s in the diplomatic edition, by a normal modern <s> in the critical edition.
Ormís half-long <s> is represented as = in the diplomatic edition, by a normal modern <s> in the critical edition.
Ormís round <s> is represented by a normal modern <s> in both editions.
Ormís lower case letters <h>, <m>, <n>, and <r> with the shape of the corresponding versals are represented by special characters in the diplomatic edition, as in ėa¿¦e and aėæą.
This demo version of the electronic Ormulum edition has been coded in HTML
(Netscape Communicator 4.04 was used as the development tool). There is
at present no Macintosh-compatible version of text files or fonts.
The following TrueType fonts will have to be installed on your computer for the proper display of text, glossary and comments: